East of Everything

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East of Everything
Genre Drama
Written by Deb Cox
Roger Monk
Directed by Stuart McDonald
Matthew Saville
Starring Richard Roxburgh
Susie Porter
Tom Long
Gia Carides
Steve Bisley
Liana Cornell
Theme music composer Greg J. Walker
Opening theme "A Most Peculiar Place"
Composer(s) Greg J. Walker
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 13
Location(s) Byron Bay, New South Wales
Running time 60 minutes
Original network ABC1
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 30 March 2008 – 5 September 2009
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East of Everything is an Australian drama television series which began screening on 30 March 2008 on the ABC. It is produced by Deb Cox (SeaChange), Fiona Eagger (CrashBurn) and Roger Monk (The Secret Life of Us). Two seasons were produced.

East of Everything revolves around a globe-trotting travel writer who returns home for his Mum's funeral to a neglected resort town, Broken Bay, on the easternmost point of Australia. He is challenged by a crooked local council, his brother who is trying to cheat him out of his inheritance, his first love who broke his heart when he was a teenager and the son he hasn't seen in ten years. The setting was named by combining the names of Byron Bay and Broken Head.[citation needed]


Episode list[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Episode Title Summary Writer Director Aired
1 Gross National Happiness -- Deb Cox Stuart McDonald 31 March 2008
2 Voila, Baby -- Roger Monk Stuart McDonald 6 April 2008
3 The Shining Path -- Deb Cox Stuart McDonald 13 April 2008
4 No Way To Nirvana -- Roger Monk Matthew Saville 20 April 2008
5 Save Me Some Scones -- Deb Cox Matthew Saville 27 April 2008
6 Aesthetic My Arse -- Roger Monk Matthew Saville 3 May 2008

Season 2[edit]

Episode Title Summary Writer Director Aired
7 Weather Man -- Deb Cox Stuart McDonald 20 April 2009
8 Cumin Get It -- Roger Monk Stuart McDonald 1 August 2009
9 The Golden Rule -- Deb Cox Tony Tilse 8 August 2009
10 Secrets And Lies -- Roger Monk Tony Tilse 15 August 2009
11 Venus Rising -- Roger Monk Tony Tilse 22 August 2009
12 Homeward Bound -- Deb Cox Ian Watson 29 August 2009
13 Community Chest -- Roger Monk Ian Watson 5 September 2009


  • Season one had six episodes, with the show airing on Sunday nights at 8.30pm. It premiered on Sunday, 30 March 2008, and the season final aired on Sunday, 4 May 2008.
  • Season two has seven episodes, with the show airing on Saturday nights at 7.30pm. It premiered on Saturday, 25 July 2009. Nick Tate joined the cast for the season.
  • The show is filmed at Byron Bay, New South Wales.

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